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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chair lift” (808 reviews)
“swimming pool” (285 reviews)
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 447 673 459
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"chair lift"
in 808 reviews
"suspension bridge"
in 618 reviews
"swimming pool"
in 285 reviews
"cataract gorge"
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"cable car"
in 121 reviews
"chairlift ride"
in 154 reviews
"zig zag"
in 106 reviews
"the reserve"
in 152 reviews
"great walk"
in 127 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 179 reviews
"beautiful peacocks"
in 46 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 89 reviews
"walking trails"
in 71 reviews
"close to town"
in 83 reviews
"power station"
in 69 reviews
"the river"
in 260 reviews
"single span"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had been years ago, it hasn’t changed much. Old and iffy chairlift, price has changed upwards. We walked over the suspension bridge for a better view. Signposting needs to be improved, walkway over waterfall had no rails, not good for kids. Also part of...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing place just minutes away from city centre, Chair lift offers excellent views or you could spend hours just exploring.

Thank tiredausttraveller
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery and great walking/running destination easily accessible on foot from Launceston. Make sure I visit every time I'm in town.

Thank Kate H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first stop on our holiday road trip. With the weather forecast set for increasing showers we decided to risk a walk . I have been here before but wanted our travelling companions to appreciate this pretty spot. Easy walking . Lovely viewing...More

Thank M7799RCdeborahc
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a really special attraction. Stunning parklands surrounded by the majesty of the natural cliffs. Highly recommend a visit

Thank Edwina1187
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In good weather it is a lovely walk along the side of the gorge up to the Basin Reserve from Launceston. The Basin is a wonderfully picturesque spot where you can swim, eat, use the chairlift, or walk with Peacocks. In winter the gorge can...More

Thank crl309
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked from our accommodation along the gorge path to the end of the chairlift. Enjoyed a stroll through the gardens, coffee in gorgeous setting and then caught the chairlift back. It was very enjoyable and I highly recommend. The walk is quite easy. Beautiful peacocks...More

1  Thank jennygarrett5
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cataract Gorge is very close to the town of Launceston. I loved it. Plenty of parking. Easy access to park. Beautiful walks. Lots of peacocks. Good coffee. Pleasant staff. A must see. Beautiful scenery.

Thank ccwe
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really did not expect this place to be as good as it was. To start with, it was only $2.50 parking which is brilliant. You can pay to go on the cable car or just meander around walking here, there and everywhere for hours....More

Thank midgybabe
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great place .We come here every time we come to Launceston just to take it all in and have some lunch. The staff are so friendly, i'm getting to know them with each time. So close from the city centre and all major...More

Thank alsa526
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Adeline_Lim88
11 January 2018|
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Response from Tondz | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Kaijunjia. If you really want to hike, then Freycinet National park has plenty of varied walks for all fitness levels and great views too. The kayaking is absolutely worth it.
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Peachy_foodie
16 October 2017|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
If you are keen to see young kangaroos ask your travel agent to look up zoos or animal reserves. Each state in Australia will have a number of options. The babies live inside a pouch on the mother Roos stomach.
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Eesh T
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lynette M | Reviewed this property |
would be ok. just make sure you are not carrying lots of stuff so you have hands free.
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